Utah Athletics has cancelled all athletic events in accordance with a decision from the Pac-12.
The university made the announcement on Thursday.
“The remainder of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament and all Pac-12 sport competitions and Pac-12 Championship events, all scheduled University of Utah athletics competitions—conference or non-conference, home or away—have been canceled, effective immediately, until further notice,” according to a press release sent out by the institution.
The Pac-12 made the decision in consultation with universities in an effort to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and in the interest of the health and safety of student-athletes, campus personnel, working and event personnel, and all those who attend Pac-12 events.
Those who have pre-purchased tickets for scheduled events will be refunded. Fans are encouraged to contact the Utah Athletics Ticket Office with any questions they may have.
Here’s how some Utah fans reacted on social media:
I want to know this as well.— ReinadeQue? (@utah_yoga) March 11, 2020
Any of my Ute friends who have kids that would like to go to last gymnastics meet, dm me. My company sponsor site athletics Lounge passes, 9th row seats. 2 parking passes. Against Utah state. Assuming it’s not canceled. pic.twitter.com/Orx65wgpUt— Chad Taylor (@jonnnnylingo) March 12, 2020
Dang. I just was getting excited to watch my kids run in their track meets.— Eric Last (@tinye5488) March 12, 2020